Dr. Lipman is a board-certified interventional radiologist who is globally recognized for his unparalleled expertise in fibroid treatment, particularly uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), with over 10,000 procedures performed. He is renowned as the world’s most experienced UFE physician. Beyond clinical practice, Dr. Lipman is an award-winning public speaker and an accomplished author, contributing extensively to academic and medical journals. Through his research, he advances the understanding and treatment of fibroids, solidifying his position as a leading authority in the field.

John C. Lipman, MD, FSIR

Qualifications

  • Board certification in Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology
  • Fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Yale New Haven Hospital of Yale School of Medicine, 1991
  • Residency in Diagnostic Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School, 1990
  • Internship in Internal Medicine, Bryn Mawr Hospital of Main Line Health, 1986
  • Medical Degree, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1985
  • Master’s Degree in Physiology, Georgetown University
  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Science, University of Rochester

Professional Achievements

  • World’s most experienced UFE physician who performed over 10,000 UFE procedures
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiology
  • Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (only 10% of IRs ever achieve in their career)
  • President of the Southeastern Angiographic Society (SEAS);
  • Co-Chairman of the RICE Awards
  • Editorial Advisory Board of Women’s Health at Sharecare
  • Expert Advisory Council for Responsum Health for Fibroids
  • Expert Advisory Council for The White Dress Project
  • Volunteer Physician at Good Samaritan Health Center
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Former Board of Directors of the Medical Association of Atlanta
  • Former Board of Directors of the Cobb County Medical Society

Experience

After his training, Dr. Lipman practiced Interventional Radiology in a large private practice group in Atlanta for 14 years. In 2005, he started his own private practice – Atlanta Fibroid Center. In 2015, he opened a state of the art 5,400 square foot outpatient medical facility, caring for patients from throughout the United States and even from a number of countries outside of the US. While he is best known for his pioneering work in the nonsurgical treatment of uterine fibroids, Dr. Lipman’s practice also treats a number of other medical conditions seen in women such as fallopian tubal infertility and migraine headaches.

A Physician with a Mission

A critical aspect of Dr. Lipman’s mission includes educating the public about fibroids and fibroid treatment UFE. Equally important, he helps other physicians become better informed about uterine fibroids and their treatment. As a passionate speaker to community groups, Dr. Lipman ensures that UFE is recognized as a minimally invasive treatment option for fibroids. He delivers lectures on UFE to leading medical centers, including Harvard, Vanderbilt and Stanford universities, as well as national and international medical conferences.

Awards

Award: Best of Georgia 2022

Philanthropy Award by Society of Interventional Radiologists (SIR) 2024

2024

Award: Best of Georgia 2022

Best Doctors Of Georgia Women’s Choice Award

2023

Award: Best of Georgia 2022

President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Community Service

2022

Award: Best of Georgia 2022

Trailblazer Physician of the Year from the Atlanta Medical Association

2019

  • Best Of Georgia Regional Winner, 2022
  • Leading Physician of the World by the International Association of Radiologists
  • President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Community Service, 2022
  • BLACK I Am Award, 2022
  • Vanguard Award for Philanthropy Morehouse School of Medicine, 2021
  • Top Docs in Atlanta by Atlanta Magazine
  • Top Doctors in Atlanta by The Top Physicians
  • Best Of Georgia, 2021
  • Recognition by Dekalb County Commissioner for Community Service
  • TORCH Award, 2019
  • 9th Annual Rising In Community Excellence (RICE) Awards, 2019
  • Best Fibroid Doctor by Best Self Magazine, 2017
  • Heroes in Healthcare Award Wells Luxury Group, 2016
  • Physician Healthcare Hero of the Year by Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2014
  • McQuaid Jesuit Knight of the Round Table, 2014
  • Georgia’s Favorite Physician Patient’s Choice Award by Vitals, 2013

Volunteer Contributions & Sponsorship

Volunteer Contributions & Sponsorship Volunteer Contributions & Sponsorship

Dr. Lipman is a Volunteer Physician at Good Samaritan Health Center, a non-profit healthcare center for those without the means to afford traditional care. He also volunteers as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Morehouse School of Medicine. In 2022, Dr. Lipman became a sponsor of the Classy Living Society.

Community service

Media Coverage

Major news outlets frequently request interviews about fibroids and UFE with Dr. Lipman, including CNN (by Wolf Blitzer), The Doctors, CNBC, the Health Network, USA Today, Jet, the Wall Street Journal, Family Circle, WebMD, and Sharecare. He has produced a series of videos about UFE with Sharecare. Dr. Lipman was chosen as the National Physician Spokesperson for the Fibroid Awareness Campaign of supermodel Beverly Johnson.

Dr. Lipman in Media

What Dr. Lipman’s Patients Are Saying

I have to give a huge compliment to Dr. Lipman for answering my question over the phone on a weekend–he truly is available and cared about me and my quick question after I had a UFE. What a nice change to be able to reach a doctor over the weekend!

– Patient

This is one of the best health decisions I have ever made. I struggled with fibroids for over a decade. My symptoms were only getting worst, and I had to decide which procedure to take to get rid of the fibroids. Mid-thirties, no children. . .UFE was the better choice…

– Patient
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